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Pakistan charts a new course under the PTI

Pakistan charts a new course under the PTI

Author: Sajjad Ashraf, Islamabad Pakistan?s politics remained typically bumpy during 2018. The year centred initially on former prime minister Nawaz Sharif, who was disqualified from holding public office for life and sentenced to a 10-year prison term for possessing undeclared wealth. Sharif?s daughter, his chosen political heir, was sentenced to […]

Amarinder calls PM Modi ?master of deceit?

Amarinder calls PM Modi ?master of deceit?

CHANDIGARH: Punjab chief minister on Friday described Prime Minister as a ?jumlebaaz? (con artist), ?master of deceit and disinformation?, and the ?worst leader? India had since Independence. The CM?s statement came a day after Modi addressed a rally in Gurdaspur. Amarinder challenged the PM to cite any promise fulfilled by […]

China maintains silence on $2 billion loan to Pakistan

China maintains silence on $2 billion loan to Pakistan

BEIJING: China reportedly agreed to lend at least $2 billion to to shore up its foreign exchange reserves, but Beijing on Wednesday declined to reveal any details. “China and Pakistan are all weather strategic cooperative partners,” Chinese foreign ministry spokesman Lu Kang said at a media briefing here on Wednesday. […]

UK making forced marriage victims pay repatriation costs

UK making forced marriage victims pay repatriation costs

LONDON: The British government came under fire on Wednesday after it emerged that the foreign and commonwealth office (FCO) is charging victims of forced marriages to return home to the after their rescue overseas. According to statistics from the UK?s Forced Marriage Unit, India ranks fourth among countries where victims […]

PM Modi congratulates Hasina, Delhi eyes Dhaka as key to Act East plan

PM Modi congratulates Hasina, Delhi eyes Dhaka as key to Act East plan

NEW DELHI: With Sheikh Hasina?s Awami League winning handsomely in national elections, India plans to continue investing in to build on the growing economy of its eastern neighbour, and make it the linchpin of India?s Act East policy. PM Modi was the first foreign leader to congratulate Hasina, with whom […]